NIO Inc., premium smart electric vehicle provider, announced that Professor Yonggang Wen has been appointed as a new independent director to the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”), effective November 13, 2023.
“We are delighted to welcome Professor Wen to the Board of NIO. With his outstanding academic background, combined with his expertise in cloud computing and computational sustainability, and passion for innovative technologies, Professor Wen brings unique perspectives to the Board,” said William Bin Li, chairman of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer of the Company. “We believe that Professor Wen will be an important asset as we continue to innovate and build our proprietary software and hardware technological capabilities. I’m looking forward to working with him to achieve our mission of shaping a joyful lifestyle for our users.”
Professor Yonggang Wen currently serves as a full professor and chair of the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization), a Fellow of Singapore Academy of Engineering, and an Association for Computing Machinery Distinguished Member. He also serves as the Director of the Centre for Computational Technologies in Finance, and has been the Associate Vice President at the President’s Office of Nanyang Technological University since April 2023.